Stress fractures in runners are common, but can be easily missed. Here's our guide to spotting femoral, tibial, metatarsal and sacral stress fractures.
A ruptured Achilles may pass by unrecognised, or may be mislabelled as partially torn. Can we totally rely on the squeeze test to catch them all?
Its marathon season again, and already my clinic is littered with stress fractured runners. There are a lot of myths around stress fractures, that prevent the clinician from taking action.
there’s a pretty high likely hood that we will rule out a flexor problem, and rule in F.A.I. Why do we cling to the myth of hip flexor pain? unless you are thinking there is a possibility it could be F.A.I, you won’t check it out in the first place.
A guest blog from Carry Triggs Hodge. Pain is a BIG topic. It can be complex to deal with but we know more now than ever before, and that means we are better at understanding and dealing with it. In fact, there’s a LOT of scope for improvement even for those with the most stubbornly painful problems that have resisted medical treatment, and even for those with pain for which there seems no obvious reason. The science and research around pain have been rapidly evolving over the last 10 years or so;
Most patients with bone stress injuries are able to give you a pretty good account of how they came to be in trouble. My patient had another tale to tell.